J&K: Ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Poonch district
Srinagar, Nov 20: Ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Poonch sector. Three shells have landed near Poonch brigade headquarters.
The Pakistani Army violated ceasefire around 7 a.m. using small arms, automatics and mortar shells. No casualties have been reported.
The shelling took place in Figwar and Malti areas in Poonch sector, they said. According to reports, Pakistani troops also violated the ceasefire in Nowshera sector of Rajouri district.
Earlier on Nov 12, a soldier of the Indian Army was killed and another injured by a Pakistani sniper along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, a defence spokesperson said.
On November 6, a soldier was injured when he was hit by a sniper from across the border at Kalal in Noushera sector of Rajouri, while a BSF jawan was injured in a separate incident of firing by Pakistan along the LoC in the Manjakote area of the Rajouri-Poonch sector Friday.
On October 21, three soldiers of Jammu and Kashmir light infantry regiment and two heavily-armed infiltrators, believed to be members of the Border Action Team (BAT) of the Pakistan army, and terrorists, were killed in Sunderbani sector.